Vengeful conquerors burn books as if the enemy's souls reside there, too.
Ideas that require people to reorganize their picture of the world provoke hostility.
Everything we care about lies somewhere in the middle, where pattern and randomness interlace.
We have met the Devil of Information Overload and his impish underlings, the computer virus, the busy signal, the dead link, and the PowerPoint presentation.
Thinking about language, while thinking _in_ language, leads to puzzles and paradoxes.